22 November 2020: Like an arrow in the blue sky

On this week’s show: BE is here, and it’s awesome.

  • Data Drop
  • News
    • BE is here
    • BTS graces cover of Esquire
    • MOTS: 7 goes platinum
    • BTS wins American Music Awards
  • Next Week
  • Last Word: Stream BE

Intro song: Life Goes On (Spotify)

Featured image: Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

Data Drop

Run BTS Ep 116 (Weverse)

Run BTS Ep 116 Behind the Scenes photos (Weverse)

Run BTS Ep 116 Behind the Scenes video (Weverse)

BTS and the Grammys: Why now? (Weverse Magazine)

Jimin: “I’m the kind of person who likes to be loved” (Weverse Magazine)


[BonBORAge] Let’s go with Bora! (Prologue 2) | Learn! KOREAN with BTS (YouTube)

Chart Links

New BangtanTV Videos

BTS (방탄소년단) Sing ‘Dynamite’ with me (feat. Big Hit Labels)

BTS (방탄소년단) ‘BE’ Comeback Countdown

[EPISODE] BTS (방탄소년단) ‘BE’ Jacket Shooting Sketch

New VLIVE Videos

BTS ‘Live Goes On’

Life Goes On Min Suga


Sexiest Man Alive 2020: Readers’ Choice Poll Results: Sexist International Man (People)

Facebook Launches New Chat Feature With Animated BTS Characters (Rolling Stone)


Masculinity Through The BTS Lens (Rolling Stone India)

Map of the soul: how BTS rewrote the western pop rulebook (The Guardian)

‘Hitman’ Bang Si-hyuk, The Brand-New Billionaire Behind BTS (NPR)

A Comprehensive Look Back at BTS’ Seven-Year Journey to the Top (Time)

Inside the BTS ARMY, the Devoted Fandom With an Unrivaled Level of Organization (Time)

See the Major Highlights from BTS’ Momentous Year in 2020 (Time)


BTS: BE Quiet (Lainey Gossip)

BTS (방탄소년단) ‘Life Goes On’ Official Teaser 1 (YouTube)

BTS (방탄소년단) ‘Life Goes On’ Official Teaser 2 (YouTube)

BTS (방탄소년단) Global Press Conference ‘BE’ (+ENG) (YouTube)

BTS (방탄소년단) ‘Life Goes On’ Official MV (YouTube)

BTS (방탄소년단) ‘Life Goes On’ Official MV : on my pillow (YouTube)

BTS’s New Album “BE” Soars Past 2 Million Sales In Less Than 24 Hours (Soompi)

BTS challenging for their first Official UK Number 1 single with Life Goes On (Official Charts – UK)

New BTS Songs Blast Into Top 10 On US iTunes Song Sales Chart, “Life Goes On” Reaches #1 (Headline Planet)

BTS’s “Life Goes On” MV Makes Impressive 24-Hour YouTube Debut (Soompi)

[in the lab] BTS V brought NIve what for his studio?! Behind “Blue & Grey”! | NIve (니브) [ENG CC] (YouTube)

The Making Of BTS’ (방탄소년단) “Dynamite” With David Stewart | Deconstructed (YouTube)

Review: On pandemic album ‘Be,’ BTS longs for better times, then dances through the tears (Los Angeles Time)

BTS’ BE Comforts Listeners with the Hopeful Message That Life Goes On: Review (Consequence of Sound)

BTS – ‘BE (Deluxe Edition)’ review: a sensitive, stunning document of pandemic life (NME)

The new BTS album confirms they’re K-Pop’s most emotional group (i-D, Vice)

Album reviews: The Cribs – Night Network, and BTS – BE (The Independent)

Breaking Down Every Track on BTS’ New Album Be (Time)

With “Life Goes On,” BTS Expresses The Importance Of Togetherness In Isolation (BuzzFeed)

BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown (Vox)

The Boundless Optimism of BTS (Esquire)

BTS Reacts to BTS on the Internet (방탄소년단) | Explain This | Esquire (YouTube)

BTS Makes History As “Map Of The Soul: 7” Becomes Their 2nd Album To Go Platinum In United States (Soompi)

BTS’s “The Most Beautiful Moment In Life: Young Forever” Becomes Their 7th And Oldest Album To Go Silver In UK (Soompi)

AMPROFON Certificaciones

BTS Wins Favorite Duo or Group – Pop / Rock – The American Music Awards (YouTube)

BTS Light Up 2020 American Music Awards with Performance of ‘Life Goes On’ and ‘Dynamite’ (People)

BTS scoop four prizes at 2020 E! People’s Choice Awards (Tulsa World)

Next Week

23 Nov, Mon: Good Morning America performance, 6AM EST
23 Nov, Mon: GMA3: What You Need To Know performance, 1PM EST
24 Nov, Tues: Run BTS Ep 117, 9PM KST
25 Nov, Wed: Grammy nominations announced, 12PM EST
25 Nov, Wed: NTV Nippon TV Music Festival “41 Best Artists of 2020” performance, 7PM KST
26 Nov, Thurs: MOTS global and USA shops new merch
26 Nov, Thurs: Run BTS Ep 117 Behind the scenes, 9PM KST
28 Nov, Sat: 2020 Asia Artist Awards, 7PM KST

Last Word

Stream BE

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